KingstonDTSE9H/16GB
CorsairCMFVY3S-16GB

Release date: Q4 2011.

Release date: Q2 2011.

Real World Speed
Performance profile from 908 user samples
730 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 8% 3GB free, PID 1689 @USB 2.0
Worst Bench: 4% 0GB free, PID 1689 @USB 2.0
Poor: 4% Great: 8%
SPEED RANK: 560th / 639
178 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 37% 10GB free, PID 1a03 @USB 3.0
Worst Bench: 8% 9GB free, PID 1a03 @USB 2.1
Poor: 8% Great: 37%
SPEED RANK: 273rd / 639
Effective Speed
Effective USB Speed
5.47 % 16.5 % Hugely faster effective speed.
+201%
Read
Peak Sequential Read Speed
16.9 MB/s 79 MB/s Hugely faster peak read speed.
+367%
Write
Peak Sequential Write Speed
5.56 MB/s 22 MB/s Hugely faster peak write speed.
+296%
4K Read
Peak 4K Random Read Speed
2.23 MB/s 10.7 MB/s Hugely faster peak random read.
+380%
4K Write
Peak 4K Random Write Speed
0.4 MB/s Hugely faster peak random write.
+122%
0.18 MB/s
Value
Value For Money
12 % Hugely better value.
+281%
3.15 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
58 % +2% 57 %
Price
Price (score)
$4 Hugely cheaper.
+91%
$46
Age
Newest
82 Months Slightly more recent.
+9%
90 Months
Capacity
Capacity
16GB 16GB
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USB 2.0 is old tech, so in terms of performance this drive is less than half as fast as its USB 3.0 counterparts. Interestingly the 4K write speed is reasonable at 0.4 MBps. If you plan to move a lot of data to and from the drive you will be much better off with one of the faster USB 3.0 drives. That said, the SE9 has a beautiful form factor and is both rock solid and relatively light making it ideal for use on a keyring. [Nov '12 USBFlashPro]

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Physically the Flash Voyager is longer and wider than most drives, it has a very solid and safe feel to it thanks to its somewhat oversized rubber casing. In terms of performance the drives profile is reasonably consistent but not record breaking in any particular areas. From a value perspective the drive is somewhere in the middle of the pack, you will not go far wrong with this drive but there are better deals to be had. [Jun '12 USBFlashPro]

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USB Flash Drive Rankings (Price vs Performance) October 2018 USB Rankings.

We highlight the best USB flash drive in terms of balanced performance and value for money using current prices, sequential read, sequential write , 4k read and 4k write speed. The speeds are combined to form a single effective speed which measures performance for tasks such as copying photos, music and videos. Effective speed is adjusted by current price and capacity to yield value for money. Finally thousands of individual user ratings are used to validate our benchmark figures. [USBFlashPro]

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